BREAKING: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has blocked an attempt to pass an extension of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, pointing to the country's growing debt and arguing that any new spending should be offset by cuts to other spending. (via )
#BREAKING: Rand Paul blocks Senate vote on 9/11 victim compensation fund
JUST IN: Sen. Rand Paul has blocked the Senate vote on 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.
How many times has claimed he would never forget September 11th? Today he certainly forgot. These objections are disgraceful and leave sick 9/11 responders and survivors in limbo. must bring the #Renew911VCF bill up for a vote.
2 days after blasting for being “unappreciative of our country,” Rand Paul blocks funding for 9/11 first responders.
JUST IN: Sen. blocks Senate vote on 9/11 victim compensation fund
Suddenly concerned about the Nation's debt, #SenRandPaul blocked passage of a bill already approved by the House. What bill, you ask? Oh, no biggie -- just healthcare funding for 9/11 responders and heroes. Awaiting response from #JonStewart .
If, God forbid, Rand Paul is ever trapped in a burning building, maybe a $1 trillion tax cut will run in to save him.
"It has long been my feeling that we need to address our massive debt in the country," says guy who voted for tax cuts that increased deficits by ~$2T
Rand Paul blocks Senate from approving 9/11 victim compensation fund